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Old 03-12-2009, 07:24 PM   #1
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Distribution: Slackware 14.2 Le Capitan macOS Sierra Windows 10 Lollipop
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Post My acer one is running better than new

Well first of all I would like to thank those, which assisted me.
I have an Aspire One 110-1722, which came with
Operating system restore disk did not work much like their site.

I latter went to and on my XP computer chose
Linux mint though I really loved it Linux mint was not able to get me on WIFI perhaps because the following was not supported

03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR242x 802.11abg Wireless PCI Express Adapter (rev 01)
04:00.0 System peripheral: JMicron Technologies, Inc. SD/MMC Host Controller

But the Ethernet was.

I latter went back to
And chose

after this fedora install I recomend for utility such as playing web content and various media files
the programs listed as plugins and such well lets just say for my self I don't need a windows computer

Honestly if I had a choice between .rpm or .deb I’m going for the .deb so if linux mint finds a way to get the above mentioned hardware to work I’ll be back to them but Fedora has been thus far better than I had heard tell I was tempted to try
But going on the words (though somewhat condescending) while in a forum in regards to Mint verses Fedora in regards to WIFI connectivity I opted for less experimentation. So now I am online and so far doing fine.
For fellow new bees to linux like myself this site was helpful in directing me around

As the one bellow can be of great benefit for self help through reading:

Last edited by perezomail; 07-06-2009 at 07:08 PM. Reason: updated with more help for others
Old 07-15-2009, 07:50 PM   #2
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Re-installing Linpus Lite & installing apps

I had a lot of problems with the DVD and could not generate a bootable USB stick on my system - kept getting linpus error 39

I followed a few links on how to generate a boot USB but nothing seemed to work for me.

I finally managed to generate the bootable USB by putting my dvd drive into my wife's trusty old 1700MHz AMD Thunderbird and it generated just fine. I later did the same to create a permanent boot 2GB SD card using an old 900 MHz AMD system.

I don't know whether the problem is down to Intel processors or systems with SATA hard drives - maybe the USB controller gets confused. -- [Techies please dispell this myth or confirm my suspicions]

To install new software follow the tip to add the right mouse button admin menu then use add/remove software. Use the search option and just add one app at a time. I screwed the first time I tried by trying to use the check boxes and removing things I thought I didn't need.

It'll all be better than windows, it just takes practice. (I hope)



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